Ginger, plant

$7.70 incl. GST

Usually Available: October to May
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Botanical Name: Zingiber officinale

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Description

This is the familiar aromatic brown rhizome utilised in Asia for thousands of years as a digestive remedy and as a spice. Ginger plant, Zingiber officinale, is approved by German Commission E as a remedy for indigestion, motion sickness and a poor appetite. Ginger plant is native to tropical Asia and prefers rich moist soils in a protected sunny position. May be grown as a pot specimen. Flowers are yellow, green and purple and occur as a terminal spike in late summer. Drought and frost tender. A perennial plant, growing to 1.0m x 0.5m.